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May 10, 2012
Natural Gas Compression Technology Improves Transport and Efficiencies, Lowers Operating Costs

An award-winning compressor design that decreases the energy required to compress and transport natural gas, lowers operating costs, improves...

May 2, 2012
U.S. and Japan Complete Successful Field Trial of Methane Hydrate Production Technologies

Washington, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the completion of a successful, unprecedented test of technology in the North...

May 2, 2012
U.S. and Japan Complete Successful Field Trial of Methane Hydrate Production Technologies

Methane Hydrates May Exceed the Energy Content of All Other Fossil Fuels Combined; Could Ensure Decades of Affordable Natural Gas and Cut America’s...

April 25, 2012
Innovative DOE Technology Demonstrates Potential for Significant Increases in Safe and Responsible Production from Depleted U.S. Oil Fields

The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that an innovative technology has successfully improved oil recovery at a 106-year old Illinois field...

April 13, 2012
Obama Administration Announces New Partnership on Unconventional Natural Gas and Oil Research

Three federal agencies announced a formal partnership to coordinate and align all research associated with development of our nation’s abundant...

April 13, 2012
Obama Administration Announces New Partnership on Unconventional Natural Gas and Oil Research

Today, three federal agencies announced a formal partnership to coordinate and align all research associated with development of our nation’s...

April 4, 2012
NETL-RUA Scans for Improved Enhanced Oil Recovery Technique

Researchers participating in the National Energy Technology Laboratory Regional University Alliance are using a familiar piece of medical equipment...

February 10, 2012
Remote Gas Well Monitoring Technology Applied to Marcellus Shale Site

Washington, DC - A technology to remotely monitor conditions at energy-rich Marcellus Shale gas wells to help insure compliance with...

February 7, 2012
New Models Help Optimize Development of Bakken Shale Resources

Washington, DC - Exploration and field development in the largest continuous oil play in the lower 48 states, located in North Dakota and...

February 3, 2012
Arkansas Natural Gas Company Hosts Tour With U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Poneman

Poneman Highlights U.S. Energy Resources, Obama’s Blueprint for an American Economy Built to Last

January 4, 2012
DOE-Sponsored Online Mapping Portal Helps Oil and Gas Producers Comply with New Mexico Compliance Rules

An online mapping portal to help oil and natural gas operators comply with a revised New Mexico waste pit rule has been developed by a team of New...

December 21, 2011
DOE RFP Seeks Projects for Improving Environmental Performance of Unconventional Natural Gas Technologies

Research projects to study ways for improving the environmental performance of unconventional gas development are being sought by the National...

November 22, 2011
DOE Selects Projects Aimed at Reducing Drilling Risks in Ultra-Deepwater

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy has selected six new natural gas and oil research projects aimed at reducing risks and...

October 24, 2011
Methane Hydrate Production Technologies to be Tested on Alaska's North Slope

The U.S. Department of Energy, the Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation, and ConocoPhillips will work together to test innovative...

September 13, 2011
New Technologies that Enhance Environmental Protection, Increase Domestic Production, Result from DOE-Supported Consortium

New technologies that help small, independent oil and natural gas operators contribute to domestic energy production while improving environmental...

August 31, 2011
CO2 Injection in Kansas Oilfield Could Greatly Increase Production, Permanently Store Carbon Dioxide, DOE Study Says

The feasibility of using carbon dioxide injection for recovering between 250 million and 500 million additional barrels of oil from Kansas...

August 1, 2011
DOE Selects Projects Totaling $12.4 Million Aimed at Increasing Domestic Energy Production While Enhancing Environmental Protection

A total of 11 research projects that will help find ways to extract more energy from unconventional oil and gas resources while reducing...

July 27, 2011
Fossil Energy R&D Returns Significant National Benefit in More Than Three Decades of Achievement

Research and development activities at DOE's Office of Fossil Energy have helped increase domestic energy supplies and security, lowered costs,...

July 19, 2011
Website Provides Data for Key Oil Play in North Dakota, Eastern Montana

A new web-based geographic information system designed to improve oil production in North Dakota and eastern Montana has been launched with support...

June 23, 2011
10:30AM TODAY: Senior Administration Officials to Hold a Background Conference Call Regarding Oil

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Thursday, June 23 at 10:30AM ET, Senior Administration Officials will hold a background conference call regarding the...

May 20, 2011
Energy Department Approves Gulf Coast Exports of Liquefied Natural Gas

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy today issued a conditional authorization approving an application to export liquefied natural gas ...

May 17, 2011
Newly Installed Alaska North Slope Well Will Test Innovative Hydrate Production Technologies

A fully instrumented well that will test innovative technologies for producing methane gas from hydrate deposits has been safely installed on the...

May 5, 2011
Secretary Chu Tasks Environmental, Industry and State Leaders to Recommend Best Practices for Safe, Responsible Development of America's ...

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a group of environmental, industry and state regulatory experts who will make...

April 28, 2011
Breakthrough Water Cleaning Technology Could Lessen Environmental Impacts from Shale Production

A novel water cleaning technology currently being tested in field demonstrations could help significantly reduce potential environmental impacts...

April 13, 2011
Water Treatment System Cleans Marcellus Shale Wastewater

A water treatment system that can turn wastewater into clean water has been shown to reduce potential environmental impacts associated with...